Blog Posts Categorized: Buying Dental Insurance
Do you need dental insurance?
It’s just a few days into the New Year, and many folks are reconsidering their ongoing financial choices. Is dental insurance on your potential chopping block? After all, you brush twice a day, floss regularly, and your teeth don’t hurt – why would you need dental insurance?
What to expect during open enrollment
Insurance coverage for most companies begins on January 1, so many hold their open enrollment right around now! We’ve put together a little guide on what you likely can expect as you go through the process of choosing your benefits for 2018.
Confused about your dental network? We’ve got you covered
Whether you’re looking for a dental plan or already have one, one of the most important factors you can consider is your dentist network. Which network provides the greatest savings? How many dentists are involved? Are fees negotiated?
How do you measure the value of your dental plan?
You can compare network sizes, utilization rates and the money saved – but the effective discount, which measures savings on claims both in and out of the network – is the most accurate way to measure the value of your dental plan.
The Numbers Behind the Network
One of the largest factors behind what kind of discount your dental benefits plan offers you is the size of its network – how many dentists are a part of their plans. But how they count those dentists matters.
Individual and Family Insurance: How it works, and why you might need it
You brush twice a day, floss regularly, and your teeth don’t hurt – why would you need dental insurance?
Oral Health and Overall Health: The Connection
The health of our teeth, gums and mouth are all connected to the health of the rest of our bodies. Dentists cand catch oral health problems early, before they potentially become painful or costly – and they can check for early signs and symptoms that may be linked to certain health conditions.
How do you choose a dental plan? Here are the basics
Choosing a plan can be tough. We lay out the basics to help you decide:
Baby's first smile. Baby's first step, Baby's first words. When you have a baby, you keep track of a lot of "firsts". But just as important as those first steps is making sure your protect your babies first teeth. To keep that little smile healthy, be sure not to miss these firsts.